Tuesday News & Notes from Legends Horse Feeds

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National Holiday: National Plum Pudding Day

Events Opening This Week: Morven Park Spring H.T.Rocking Horse Spring H.T.Full Gallop Farm March II H.T.Texas Rose Horse Park H.T.Galway Downs International H.T.

Events Closing This Week: Full Gallop Farm February II H.T.Rocking Horse III H.T.Sporting Days Farm March H.T. IIChattahoochee Hills H.T.Twin Rivers Winter H.T.

Tuesday News: 

Where is the future of our sport headed and why? EquiRating’s founder Sam Watson reflects on the whys of our eventing and how it can influence the competition in this must-read piece. [Time for Why]

Irish Olympian Eric Smiley sees a link between heavy bitting and dangerous cross country riding. In his new book, Two Brains One Aim, he explores the trend in using bitting options to achieve “control” across all three phases. [‘Why cross-country becomes dangerous’ — the indisputable link between bitting and falls]

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association is growing! Dressage has officially been folded into the roster after a three year pilot program. The board also expanded membership to 4th and 5th grade student athletes. [IEA Dressage Program to Officially Join Hunt Seat and Western Disciplines] [IEA Expands Membership to Include 4th and 5th Grade Riders]

Mother Nature has smiled favorably on northwestern Montana and Skijoring is baaaack at Rebecca Farm. There’s $20,000 in prize money for participants across an 800 ft track with challenges along the way. [Skijoring Returns to Rebecca Farm]

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